Hong Kong International Lighting Fair

FASHIONALLY and ITC STORE launch new collaboration

Thursday, January 14, 2021 - 8:00am

HONG KONG, Jan 14, 2021 - (ACN Newswire) - FASHIONALLY.com, a non-profit local fashion platform pioneered by the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC), has launched a debut collaboration with the ITC STORE of The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU).

Key Points: 
  • HONG KONG, Jan 14, 2021 - (ACN Newswire) - FASHIONALLY.com, a non-profit local fashion platform pioneered by the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC), has launched a debut collaboration with the ITC STORE of The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU).
  • From now to 11 April, the ITC STORE X FASHIONALLY online store will feature a series of local fashion brand items including fabric face masks, women's knitwear, leather clothing and accessories, and much more.
  • The YDC aims to discover and nurture the next generation of young fashion talents in Hong Kong, providing a launch pad for them to showcase their designs.
  • For details please visit: www.fashionally.com/ydc_application/
    Address: HJ211, ITC STORE (Showroom), The Hong Kong Polytechnic University,
    The Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC) is a statutory body established in 1966 to promote, assist and develop Hong Kong's trade.

Hong Kong Innovation Takes Center Stage at CES 2021

Monday, January 11, 2021 - 1:15pm

Hong Kong innovation and technology expertise will be on vibrant display at CES 2021, with 22 of the regions leading entrepreneurs and innovators exhibiting at the Hong Kong Trade Development Councils ( HKTDC ) 44th annual Hong Kong Pavilion at CES .

Key Points: 
  • Hong Kong innovation and technology expertise will be on vibrant display at CES 2021, with 22 of the regions leading entrepreneurs and innovators exhibiting at the Hong Kong Trade Development Councils ( HKTDC ) 44th annual Hong Kong Pavilion at CES .
  • Held virtually from January 11 14, this years exhibits will showcase why Hong Kong is the ideal incubator and launchpad for tech innovation and global business success.
  • This years Hong Kong exhibitors represent a broad spectrum of technologies, applications and industries, including:
    Artificial Intelligence & Big Data: Arical, Quikec, RaSpect, Wineworld Xplorer Limited
    To visit the Hong Kong Trade Development Councils CES showcase, click here .
  • The Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC) is a statutory body established in 1966 to promote, assist and develop Hong Kong's trade.

HKTDC Export Index 4Q20: Hong Kong exports expected to grow 5% in 2021

Wednesday, December 9, 2020 - 9:00am

HONG KONG, Dec 9, 2020 - (ACN Newswire) - The HKTDC Export Index, published by the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC), increased further in the fourth quarter of 2020.

Key Points: 
  • HONG KONG, Dec 9, 2020 - (ACN Newswire) - The HKTDC Export Index, published by the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC), increased further in the fourth quarter of 2020.
  • Taking all these factors into consideration, the HKTDC forecasts Hong Kong's exports in 2021 will grow 5% by value year-on-year.
  • The HKTDC has also made an upward revision to its estimates for this year's total exports, from -10% to -3%.
  • - Hong Kong Export Index 4Q20: Exporter Sentiment Improves as Initial Covid-19 Shockwave Recedes https://bit.ly/2JpnkYX
    - Hong Kong Export Outlook for 2021: A Cautious, Fragile Recovery Awaits https://bit.ly/3g9NM4p
    The Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC) is a statutory body established in 1966 to promote, assist and develop Hong Kong's trade.

Fifth Belt and Road Summit draws to successful close

Tuesday, December 1, 2020 - 12:00pm

HONG KONG, Dec 1, 2020 - (ACN Newswire) - The fifth Belt and Road Summit, jointly organised by the Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) and the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC), drew to a successful close today.

Key Points: 
  • HONG KONG, Dec 1, 2020 - (ACN Newswire) - The fifth Belt and Road Summit, jointly organised by the Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) and the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC), drew to a successful close today.
  • Under the theme "A Business Vision for a Sustainable and Inclusive Future", the fifth Belt and Road Summit brought together more than 6,000 participants from about 80 countries and regions.
  • China International Capital Corporation Ltd served as the Strategic Partner of the fifth Belt and Road Summit.
  • - Belt and Road Summit website: www.beltandroadsummit.hk/en
    - HKTDC Belt and Road Portal: https://beltandroad.hktdc.com/
    The Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC) is a statutory body established in 1966 to promote, assist and develop Hong Kong's trade.

Autumn Sourcing Week | ONLINE attracts 27,000 buyers

Tuesday, December 1, 2020 - 11:00am

Benjamin Chau, Deputy Executive Director, HKTDC, said the number of exhibitors and buyers at HKTDC Autumn Sourcing Week | ONLINE (ASWO) doubled and grew more international compared to Summer Sourcing Weeks | Go ONLINE held in July.

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  • Benjamin Chau, Deputy Executive Director, HKTDC, said the number of exhibitors and buyers at HKTDC Autumn Sourcing Week | ONLINE (ASWO) doubled and grew more international compared to Summer Sourcing Weeks | Go ONLINE held in July.
  • Benjamin Chau, Deputy Executive Director, HKTDC, said the number of exhibitors and buyers at ASWO was double the number attending Summer Sourcing Weeks | Go ONLINE in July.
  • "The HKTDC mobilised its network of 50 offices worldwide to invite quality international buyers to the event, arrange more than 9,000 online business matching meetings according to buyers' sourcing needs.
  • - Autumn Sourcing Week | ONLINE: http://asw.hktdc.com
    The Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC) is a statutory body established in 1966 to promote, assist and develop Hong Kong's trade.

Hong Kong Trade Development Council welcomes economic support measures in 2020 Policy Address

Wednesday, November 25, 2020 - 8:00am

HONG KONG, Nov 25, 2020 - (ACN Newswire) - Chairman of the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC) Dr Peter KN Lam welcomed the economic support measures to help Hong Kong's small-and-medium sized enterprises (SME), unveiled in the Chief Executive's Policy Address today.

Key Points: 
  • HONG KONG, Nov 25, 2020 - (ACN Newswire) - Chairman of the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC) Dr Peter KN Lam welcomed the economic support measures to help Hong Kong's small-and-medium sized enterprises (SME), unveiled in the Chief Executive's Policy Address today.
  • We welcome the economic support measures in the Policy Address that can help Hong Kong businesses overcome these challenges.
  • For Hong Kong SMEs facing cash flow issues, cancelling the double stamp duty for non-residential property will provide them with more flexibility in their finances.
  • The Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC) is a statutory body established in 1966 to promote, assist and develop Hong Kong's trade.

AI business matching at Autumn Sourcing Week | ONLINE

Sunday, November 15, 2020 - 6:30am

Autumn Sourcing Week | ONLINE (ASWO), which will open tomorrow (16 November), has attracted 2,600 exhibitors from 33 countries and regions, featuring 37 group pavilions and covering the latest products from 11 industries.

Key Points: 
  • Autumn Sourcing Week | ONLINE (ASWO), which will open tomorrow (16 November), has attracted 2,600 exhibitors from 33 countries and regions, featuring 37 group pavilions and covering the latest products from 11 industries.
  • Buyers and exhibitors can make deals through the HKTDC's business matching platform, Click2Match, which uses AI technologies to conduct automatic matching between potential business partners.
  • In addition, the HKTDC has mobilised its network of 50 offices worldwide to invite quality international buyers, arranging online business matching meetings according to their sourcing needs to increase the chance of business collaboration.
  • Autumn Sourcing Week | ONLINE: http://asw.hktdc.com
    The Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC) is a statutory body established in 1966 to promote, assist and develop Hong Kong's trade.

HKTDC Summer Virtual Expo goes live on Monday

Sunday, June 28, 2020 - 9:00am

To help companies rise to the challenge, the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC) is organising hktdc.com Sourcing Summer Virtual Expo from 29 June to 24 July, providing an effective way for more than 22,000 suppliers to connect with some 500,000 global buyers.

Key Points: 
  • To help companies rise to the challenge, the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC) is organising hktdc.com Sourcing Summer Virtual Expo from 29 June to 24 July, providing an effective way for more than 22,000 suppliers to connect with some 500,000 global buyers.
  • The Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC) is organising Summer Virtual Expo from 29 June to 24 July 2020, helping Hong Kong businesses to tap new opportunities with leading buyers from around the world.
  • HKTDC Deputy Executive Director Benjamin Chau said: "Our Spring Virtual Expo in April was successful in helping local businesses win new orders in the face of significant challenges.
  • Key products to be featured in the Summer Virtual Expo include consumer electronics, gifts, kitchenware, medical supplies, outdoor activity equipment, garments and clothing accessories, and much more.

31st HKTDC Hong Kong Book Fair opens on 15 July

Tuesday, June 23, 2020 - 12:00pm

Focus on inspirational and motivational reading, leisure activities

Key Points: 
  • Focus on inspirational and motivational reading, leisure activities
    HONG KONG, June 23, 2020 - (ACN Newswire) - The 31st HKTDC Hong Kong Book Fair, organised by the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC), will be held from 15 to 21 July (Wednesday to Tuesday) at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre (HKCEC).
  • Benjamin Chau, HKTDC Deputy Executive Director, said the Hong Kong Book Fair Cultural Events Advisory Panel has selected Inspirational and Motivational Reading as the theme for the 2020 HKTDC Hong Kong Book Fair.
  • Introducing the highlights of this year's Book Fair at a press conference today are (from right) Rap Chan, Hong Kong author; Elvin Lee, Chairman of the Hong Kong Publishing Federation and member of the Hong Kong Book Fair 2020 Cultural Events Advisory Panel; Benjamin Chau, HKTDC Deputy Executive Director; Yau Lop-poon, Editor-in-Chief of Yazhou Zhoukan and member of the Hong Kong Book Fair 2020 Cultural Events Advisory Panel; and Hong Kong author Cheng Kok-kong.
  • The Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC) is a statutory body established in 1966 to promote, assist and develop Hong Kong's trade.

HKTDC overseas business promotion showcases Hong Kong's technology in action

Wednesday, June 10, 2020 - 12:00pm

To help Hong Kong technology enterprises tap into overseas markets and explore opportunities for future cooperation, the HKTDC will launch a business promotion targeted at initially Thailand in June, followed by Indonesia and Malaysia and other markets in the future.

Key Points: 
  • To help Hong Kong technology enterprises tap into overseas markets and explore opportunities for future cooperation, the HKTDC will launch a business promotion targeted at initially Thailand in June, followed by Indonesia and Malaysia and other markets in the future.
  • HKTDC Chairman Dr Peter K N Lam said the Council is launching a business promotion comprising G2G and B2B promotional events and business-matching activities to create business opportunities for Hong Kong technology enterprises.
  • With Hong Kong's proven capabilities in developing technology solutions, we are pleased to work with CEDB and ITB to bring these companies overseas.
  • The HKTDC Hong Kong Electronics Fair (Autumn Edition) showcases health technology (healthtech) while Eco Expo Asia features green technology and the HKTDC SmartBiz Expo displays online education and commercial digitalisation solutions.